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July BoM

CHILDREN'S BOOK
OF THE MONTH

July 2019

Anna at War

Helen Peters


Set in WWII, our BOTM for July is Helen Peters’ moving and captivating novel Anna at War.

Anna at War begins on Kristallnacht and in the aftermath, as life for German Jews becomes increasingly perilous, Anna’s parents put her on the Kindertransport leaving for England. But the war follows her to Kent, and soon Anna finds herself caught up in a web of betrayal and secrecy. How can she prove whose side she’s on when she can’t tell anyone the truth? But actions speak louder than words, and Anna has a dangerous plan…

Helen Peters’ previous childrens’ titles include Evie’s Ghost and The Secret Hen House Theatre. She has also written the Jasmine Green series for younger readers.

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